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Waterman's Surfside Grille

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Northeast Virginia Beach
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415 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
+1 757-428-3644
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Today
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Waterman's Surfside Grille captures a slice of coastal living for the true...
Waterman's Surfside Grille captures a slice of coastal living for the true flavor of Virginia Beach! Family owned and operated since 1981, Waterman's serves only the freshest seafood, steaks, and ribs. Serving lunch and dinner daily and brunch on Sundays, we offer indoor and outdoor dining overlooking the ocean, as well as a patio boardwalk bar. It's not a trip to Waterman's without a taste of our signature She Crab Soup and Original Orange Crush cocktail!
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    Very good
  • 114
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  • 39
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Upon arriving early to our hotel (The Oceanfront Inn), our room was not quite ready, so they suggested this place to us. This place was awesome! The staff was friendly, the food was great, & the drinks were even better! You could just sit outside, sip their delicious variety of drinks, & people... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
Chexum24
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Southern Pines, North Carolina
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Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Bar scene
  • Scenic view
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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Southern Pines, North Carolina
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

Upon arriving early to our hotel (The Oceanfront Inn), our room was not quite ready, so they suggested this place to us. This place was awesome! The staff was friendly, the food was great, & the drinks were even better! You could just sit outside, sip their delicious variety of drinks, & people watch. Loved it!

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USA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

We've eaten at Waterman's on every trip here since our honeymoon! They don't accept reservations Fri-Sun, but we go at prime dinner time, and gladly wait the 1/2 hour or less for a table. It usually doesn't take as long as originally quoted for a table. Love the food! Everything is fresh-tasting and seasoned well. Some of the best crab... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We brought a friend from Louisiana to Waterman's to show off VB Oceanfront. The location was great, service was good, food was average. We had the fish tacos and there was barely any fish in the taco. Plus, they only gave us a few nacho chips along with the dish. When you are hungry after leaving a restaurant, that is... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

I'm a local and I can say that Waterman's is one of my favorite restaurants. It has such a fantastic view of the ocean whether eating inside or outdoors. The food is always amazing, brunch, lunch and dinner. I have never had anything there that wasn't delicious.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

When at the oceanfront I always forget about Watermans but ate there on Sunday 17 May and was overwhelmed with the quick seating, excellent food and outstanding service. A must place to eat for anyone visiting Virginia Beach.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

Waterman' s has good food, service, and atmosphere! It's a little pricey but it is worth it because IT HAS GREAT ORANGE CRUSHES!

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Newport
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

The service at the bar was excellent as was the selection of brews. We met our grandson (He is with the Navy ) and his family here for dinner. Service in the dining room and the food were all excellent.

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

On business from UK. Party of 3, arrived 4pm just before the rush Great service and knowledgable server. Starters - we shared scallops wrapped in bacon ( tender and sweet), tuna bites ( meaty and tasty) prawns ( stunning) Mains - crab stuffed flounder - la be chunks of white flounder with crab meat served with rice and veg To... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

Sit outside and enjoy the view. Food was fresh and delicious. Had hummus wrap and calamari app. Wrap was really good, calamari was average. My daughter had crab cakes that were very good. Good service. Noisy and busy on a Friday afternoon

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

I love Waterman's! I love their orange crushes!! They are great! If you're visiting Virginia Beach, you have to experience Waterman's. Grab a table outside, take in the view and enjoy the food! From appetizers to the main dishes - you can't go wrong. I'm a local, born and raised and LOVE to go to Waterman's!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 415 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach>  > Northeast Virginia Beach
  • Neighborhood: Northeast Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-428-3644

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 22
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions

Description

Waterman's Surfside Grille captures a slice of coastal living for the true flavor of Virginia Beach! Family owned and operated since 1981, Waterman's serves only the freshest seafood, steaks, and ribs. Serving lunch and dinner daily and brunch on Sundays, we offer indoor and outdoor dining overlooking the ocean, as well as a patio boardwalk bar. It's not a trip to Waterman's without a taste of our signature She Crab Soup and Original Orange Crush cocktail!
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?